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Ransomware Gangs to Stop Attacking Health Organisations During Pandemic

Some Ransomware operators have stated that they will no longer target health and medical organizations during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Last night, BleepingComputer reached out to the operators of the Maze, DoppelPaymer, Ryuk, Sodinokibi/REvil, PwndLocker, and Ako Ransomware infections to ask if they would continue targeting health and medical organizations during the outbreak. Below is what…

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Wiper Malware Called “Coronavirus” Spreads Among Windows Victims

Wiper Malware Called “Coronavirus” Spreads Among Windows Victims Like NotPetya, it overwrites the master boot record to render computers “trashed.” A new Windows malware has emerged that makes disks unusable by overwriting the master boot record (MBR). It takes its cue from the COVID-19 pandemic, calling itself simply “Coronavirus.” Overwriting the MBR is the same…